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Drift cattle

Green River Drift - cattle ranching history Cold weather of the late fall causes cattle that have been grazing on allotments on the National Forest in the Upper Green to come down out of the mountains and work their way along fencelines to collection points. This is called the Green River Drift. Ranchers than sort the cattle by brands and take them to their respective ranches.

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